Your Easter Guide To The City - 2019

Easter Egg Hunts & Fun

Silverstar Easter Fun

Date: 19 – 22 April 2019

Don’t miss out on all the Easter Fun on The Square at Silverstar! There will be plenty of family entertainment, including a roller rink, a game zone, a face painter, a balloon sculptor, and of course, Easter egg hunts! The Easter Bunny will also be making a special visit at the Fun Zone to hand out some Easter eggs. Kids can also enjoy a state-of-the-art high definition outdoor screen, which will be showcasing some fun kiddies movies on the Square. Other fun activities include sand art, ceramic painting as well as loads of prizes up for grabs throughout the weekend.

Easter Egg Hunt At The Weekend Market JHB

Date: Saturday, 20 April 2019

Easter isn’t Easter without an Easter egg hunt! So, if you’re looking to treat your kids to loads of chocolatey fun, then don’t miss out on the Easter Egg Hunt at the Weekend Market JHB. There will also be loads of egg-cellent entertainment for all ages and rides to keep the little ones busy at Kids World.

Easter Joy At Emerald Resort & Casino

Date: Sunday, 21 April 2019

Emerald Resort & Casino is going all out this Easter weekend with plenty of family fun for all ages! Parents, unwind and take a relaxing stroll through the Emerald Easter Sunday Market while the kids have a blast hunting for moreish chocolate eggs at the Easter egg hunt. And if you would like to experience the Animal World residents by night, don’t miss the Easter Night Walk. There's definitely something for everyone at this exciting hot spot in the Vaal.

For more Easter events happening around the city this year, click here.

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Easter Sunday Lunches Around The City

Easter High Tea at The Michelangelo

To celebrate Easter in decadence and style, be sure to make your way to the well-known The Michelangelo in Sandton for a stunning Easter High Tea that’s sure to delight your senses and treat your taste buds. For enquiries regarding the menu and bookings, you can contact Ellen Kunene on 011 282 7463 or email [email protected]. But hurry, space is limited. Booking is essential.

Easter Sunday Lunch at Casalinga

How about enjoying an Easter Sunday lunch out in the country? Sounds rather peaceful, doesn’t it? Tuck into a delicious treat at Casalinga, which will include loads of Easter favourites such as homemade, oven-baked bread; traditional Italian parma ham; potato dumplings in a creamy truffle sauce; prime beef fillet and a mouthwatering selection of delectable desserts. And, to delight the children, there will be an Easter egg adventure hunt and a jumping castle for their enjoyment. Booking is essential, so contact them on 011 957 2612 or [email protected].

Easter Weekend Specials at Stonehaven On Vaal

If you’re looking to get out of the city this Easter, we know just the place. Stonehaven on Vaal are going all-out with the Easter celebrations this year! All weekend long, they have awesome Easter Weekend Specials that you and your family don’t want to miss. For the kids, there will be Easter egg hunts, all-day complimentary children’s activities, a colouring competition and a dedicated kiddies menu. And for the whole family, there’s a wide selection of feasts to choose from, whether you would like to stay on land or upon the Vaal River with their cruising buffets. Booking is essential, you can contact them on 016 982 2951/2 or [email protected].

For more Easter lunches around Joburg this year, click here.

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Easter Escapes

African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

At the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, they never settle for anything less than extraordinary. Located within the sought-after Melrose Arch precinct, not only will you get to indulge in five-star luxury, world-class service and relaxation to the max, but you'll also be within close proximity to some of the best retail opportunities, restaurants and nightlife entertainment in the city.

Website: www.protea.marriott.com

Tel: 011 214 6666

Email: [email protected] 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/africanpridehotels (@africanpridehotels)

Twitter: twitter.com/aphotels (APHotels)

Address: 1 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg

African Pride Irene Country Lodge

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by retreating to the tranquil and beautiful African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection for a weekend out in the countryside. This picturesque setting is the perfect place to unwind, relax, indulge a little and spend quality time with your loved ones. Don’t miss out on their exclusive offers this Easter.

Website: www.irenecountrylodge.co.za

Tel: 012 667 6464

Email: [email protected]

Social media: FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

De Hoek Country Hotel

Eggs-cape the city and enjoy a weekend away in the countryside at De Hoek Country Hoek. They have a lovely Easter weekend getaway lined up complete with Easter egg hunts, a special visit from the Easter Bunny, a delectable family picnic lunch along with a gin and wine tasting and some spa pampers for mom and dad. Make sure you book your room ASAP as space is limited.

Website: www.dehoek.com

Tel: 014 577 9600

Email: [email protected]

Social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Emerald Resort & Casino

Make like the Easter bunny and hop out of the bustling city to enjoy and celebrate this special time with the family at Emerald Resort & Casino. This fun and exciting destination doesn't only offer an awesome getaway spot for both young and old, but also loads of Easter fun. Book now!

Website: www.emeraldcasino.co.za

Tel: 016 982 8000

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Emerald.Resort.Casino

Address: 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Johannesburg

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Easter on the Piazza at Montecasino

What Is It?

There’ll once again be plenty of Easter hoppenings in store for you and your family over the long Easter Weekend at the thrilling Montecasino, and there’s definitely something for everyone.

There Will Be Easter Egg Hunts Galore!

Guests can expect FIVE exciting Easter Egg hunts that’ll bring egg-static joy to Montecasino's Bird Gardens throughout the weekend. With loads of Cadbury chocolate treats, a special visit from the Easter bunny, and lots of entertainment. Make sure you arrive early to secure your spot among the 200 children hunting for chocolatey treasure on Friday 19 April at 14:00, Saturday 20 April at 14:00, Sunday 21 April at 12:00 and 14:00, and Monday 22 April at 14:00. Standard Bird Gardens entry fees apply.

A Bit More About Easter on the Piazza

The excitement continues throughout the Easter weekend with plenty of egg-citing entertainment on the Montecasino Piazza. There’ll be three giant inflatables that the kids can hop onto, while the Hopper Squad delight the little ones with music and DJs. And let’s not forget, there will also be lots of Cadbury’s chocolates and a special visit from the the Easter Bunny. Entrance to the Piazza is FREE and food and beverages will be on sale.

When Is It?

Friday, 19 April 2019 - Monday, 22 April 2019 from 10:00 – 18:00

Where Is It?

The Piazza at Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entry to Easter on the Piazza is FREE.

For More Information

For more information about this egg-citing event, visit www.tsogosun.com.

Also, don't forget to check them out on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates, news and events.

Loads of Family Fun at Carnival City This Easter!

Easter Egg-citement!

What are you up to over the long Easter weekend? If you have no idea what to get up to with the family, then be sure not to miss out on all the egg-citement at Carnival City. The outdoor Pocket Park will be a hive of activity for the kids from 19 to 22 April 2019.  Expect special visits from the Easter Bunny, plenty of arts and crafts, face painting and of course, an egg hunt. The Easter egg-tivities will take place from 12:00 to 17:00 daily and are all FREE to enjoy (including the Easter egg hunt at 12:00 and 15:00 on Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019).

Carnival City’s Pocket Park is an exciting, grassed children’s outdoor play area complete with modern climbing frames. The brightly coloured, circling structures feature obstacles for children to climb and slides to zoom down while parents take a breather on one of the benches. There is no cost to climb and play in the Pocket Park.

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There's More Fun!

Other family friendly entertainment to enjoy at Carnival City include laser games at the Lazer Zone, Go-Karting on a simulated Grand Prix circuit, arcade games at the Magic Company, the latest movies at Ster-Kinekor and ten pin bowling. Outdoor activities include rides for smaller children and carnival stalls, where youngsters can take a stab at winning a few cool prizes. There's plenty to keep the little ones entertained at Carnival City!

Easter Feasting

After all the Easter fun, families can relax and enjoy a hearty meal at Carnival City’s Thunder Eagle Spur or Panarottis. The restaurants share a large kids’ play area, featuring play modulars and plenty of entertainment. The new RocoMamas is another enticing option for hungry guests. Famous for their meaty smashburgers, mofo wings and seriously messy ribs, RocoMamas also has a great vibe.

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Don't Miss The Joyous Celebration!

A highlight over the Easter weekend entertainment lineup are performances by South Africa’s biggest and best loved gospel ensembles at the MTN Joyous Celebration at the Big Top Arena. These shows are part of their nationwide MTN Joyous Celebration Tour 23. Tickets are available at Computicket.

For More Information

For more information about all this egg-citing entertainment and Carnival City, visit their website at www.suninternational.com. You can also call them on 011 780 7800.

Don'r forget to give them a like or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Easter Egg Hunts Around The City

Montecasino

Date: 19 – 22 April 2019

Montecasino is celebrating all things family and fun at their Easter on the Piazza celebration! There's going to be plenty of Easter-themed fun for the whole family.  Te Montecasino Piazza will be transformed into a family-friendly Easter eggs-travaganza jam-packed with loads of eggs-citement and delights, along with plenty of entertainment to keep the kids busy. Expect everything from giant inflatables and interactive games, to a kiddie’s creative corner and dedicated Hopper Squad to thrill the little ones. On of course, Easter egg hunts galore! Click here for more information about Montecasino's Easter on the Piazza line up.

Weekend Market

Date: 20 April 2019

Easter isn’t Easter without an Easter egg hunt! So, if you’re looking to treat your kids with loads of fun and piles of chocolate Easter eggs, then don’t miss out on the Easter Egg Hunt at the Weekend Market JHB. There will also be loads of fun entertainment and rides to keep the little ones busy at Kids World. This is the biggest Easter egg hunt in Joburg South, so make sure you don't miss out!

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Emerald Resort & Casino

Date: Sunday, 21 April 2019

Emerald Resort & Casino is going all out this Easter with plenty of family fun for all ages! Parents, unwind and take a relaxing stroll through the Emerald Easter Sunday Market while the kids have a blast hunting for moreish chocolate eggs at the Easter egg hunt. And if you would like to experience the Animal World residents by night, don’t miss the Easter Night Walk. Emerald Resort & Casino has plenty of other entertainment available as well as accommodation offers if you're looking to make a weekend of it.

Silverstar

Date: 19 – 22 April 2019

Don’t miss out on all the Easter Fun on The Square at Silverstar! There will be plenty of family entertainment to delight all ages. Guests can expect a roller rink, a game zone filled with loads of exciting games, a face painter, a balloon sculptor, and of course, Easter egg hunts! The Easter Bunny will also be making a special visit at the Fun Zone to hand out some Easter eggs. Kids can also enjoy a state-of-the-art high definition outdoor screen which will be showcasing some fun kiddies movies on the Square. There will also be loads of prizes up for grabs throughout the weekend.

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

Date: 20 April 2019

To kick off the Easter celebrations, make sure you head to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens this Easter weekend. On Saturday, there will be a fun Easter egg hunt for the kids and a day/night market for the parents. Don't forget to pack a picnic basket to enjoy the scenery and soak up nature. There are also hiking trails to explore as well as a restaurant on site if you're looking to relax a little bit. Normal entrance gate rates apply and additional costs applies for Easter egg hunt.

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Garden World Nursery

Date: 21 & 22 April 2019

Keep the kids entertained this Easter weekend with these Easter events at Garden World Nursery. There Will be pot painting as well as face painting, followed by a fun tractor ride, and of course, an Easter Egg Hunt where the kids will get the chance to meet the Easter Bunny, in the fur! Cost for these activities is R60 per child per session & includes the pot, paint, seedling, face painting & the Easter egg hunt. Booking is essential, so be sure to call the on 011 957 2545 to book now.

Rietvlei Zoo Farm

Date: 13 April 2019

The Rietvlei Zoo Farm will hosting plenty of fun for the whole family before the long Easter weekend. In case you haven't heard, the Easter Fest will be taking place there on Saturday, 13 April 2019! You can expect everything from exciting Easter egg hunts, a crafter's market, some delicious food and more. And best of all, FREE entry to the Easter Fest and Easter egg hunts!

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Hop Over To Montecasino For Their Egg-citing Easter Fun!

Don't Miss Out On The Easter Fun At Montecasino!

It's that time of the year once again! It's time to grab those baskets, go hunting for those decadent chocolate Easter eggs and spend quality time with your loved ones while exploring all the Easter fun at this entertainment hot spot. That's right, there'll once again be plenty of Easter hoppenings in store for you and your family over the long Easter Weekend at the thrilling Montecasino, and there's definitely something for everyone.

There Will Be Easter Egg Hunts Galore!

Back by popular demand, guests can expect FIVE exciting Easter Egg Hunts that'll bring egg-static sounds of joy to Montecasino Bird Gardens throughout the weekend. With loads of Cadbury chocolate treats, a special visit from the Easter bunny, and lots of entertainment, the kids are sure to have a blast. Make sure you arrive early to secure your spot among the 200 children hunting for chocolatey treasure on Friday 19 April at 14:00, Saturday 20 April at 14:00, Sunday 21 April at 12:00 and 14:00, and Monday 22 April at 14:00. Standard Bird Gardens entry fees apply.

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And There'll Also Be Easter On The Piazza!

The happiness and excitement continue right through the Easter weekend with plenty of egg-citing fun and entertainment on the Montecasino Piazza. To keep the kids busy, there'll be three giant inflatables that they hop onto, while the Hopper Squad will delight the little ones with music and DJs. And let's not forget, there will also be lots of Cadbury’s chocolates and a special visit from the the Easter Bunny. Entrance to the Piazza is FREE and food and beverages will be on sale.

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For More Information

For more information on what’s happening at Montecasino this month, be sure to visit Montecasino on www.tsogosun.com.

Also, don't forget to give them a like and a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Eastgate Will Be Turning Into An Easter Wonderland

Visit The Sweet Spot of the Mall: The Easter Fun Zone

Easter is a special occasion, so of course, Eastgate has once again gone all out by adding a family-friendly 'sweet spot' that both young and old will just love! From 29 March - 15 April 2018, the Strelitzia Court will come to life with the Easter Fun Zone, offering an unforgettable experience jam-packed with loads of Easter-themed activities to excite the little ones.

Families can take a stroll down Lollipop Lane, enter the Bunny Path and hop about from one exciting activity to the next. There's something for all ages, includes the Edu Play Corner, the 4D Colouring Zone, a Donut Ringtoss, a Bunny Hop Mallow Spot, Hansel and Gretel's Gingerbread House that offers virtual reality Easter eggs hunts, PS4 gaming and movies, and last but not least, the Hopscotch Patch.

This vibrant and thrilling Easter playground is the perfect spot if you're looking to treat the kids to a little fun in between shopping. They've marched around the mall with you, they definitely need a fun break.

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For More Information

For more information about Eastgate and their Easter celebrations, visit www.eastgateshops.com or contact them on 011 479 6000. 

Also, check them out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

The Stables Easter Market

What Is It?

Hop in and join The Stables Village Market for their ‘eggciting’ Easter Sunday Celebration. Kids will a special visit from the famous Easter Bunny and a variety of kiddies’ entertainment, while the grownups can explore artisanal Easter treats, live music, ice-cold craft beer, and delicious cocktails. The Village Centre will also be open until 17:00 for some late afternoon shopping. Even your four-legged furbabies can join in on the celebrations (however, they must be on a leash as there are chickens, cats and rabbits on the property).

When Is It?

Sunday, 01 April 2018 from 09:00 - 15:00.

Where Is It?

The Stables Village Centre, 212 3rd Street, off Cedar Road, Chartwell, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entry is R10 per adult and children under 12 get in free.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event.

Easter Family Day at Norscot Manor

What Is It?

We are big fans of Norscot Manor and love the sound of their Easter Family Day, which is guaranteed to be a fun day out for the whole family. Other than having the opportunity to meet the ever-popular and beloved Easter Bunny, there will be a variety of food stalls, a face painter, a jumping castle, a candy table, as well as numerous activities for the kids to enjoy. Also, guests will be able to meet and play with some of the loving pets currently homed at Kitty & Puppy Haven.

When Is It?

Sunday, 07 April 2019 from 10:00 – 13:00.

Where Is It?

Norscot Manor Recreation Centre, 16B Penguin Drive, Norscot Manor, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entry for the day is a donation to the Kitty & Puppy Haven. Make sure you RSVP to 011 467 4119 / [email protected].

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event.

You can also contact them on 011 467 4119 / [email protected].

Easter Fest

What Is It?

This season is all about spending quality time with your loved ones and indulging in loads of chocolatey treats left behind by the Easter Bunny. We suggest heading to the Rietvlei Zoo Farm Easter Fest for Easter Egg hunts, a crafter's market, loads of tasty food and a lovely festive vibe. Everyone is welcome and entrance is FREE!

When Is It?

Saturday, 24 March 2018 from 09:00 - 16:00.

Where Is It?

Rietvlei Zoo Farm, 101 Swartkoppies Road, Mulbarton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Entrance is FREE.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit their Facebook event.

Easter Celebrazione at Montecasino

What Is It?

Montecasino is celebrating all things family at Montecasino’s Easter Celebrazione! You can expect loads of fun for everyone! Test your fitness levels at the Giant Inflatable Park on the Piazza, tap into the wild side and try the Bungee Experience, taste delicious food from roaming vendors and shake hands with the Jelly Tots Man, or let the kids take part in some action-packed fun in the Nerf Gun War Zone. You can also hunt for Easter Eggs, have your face painted, meet the Easter Bunny, watch the latest blockbuster movies, and even make your own pizza! There’s something for everybunny and memories to be made around each corner – don’t miss it! And it wouldn’t be an Easter Celebrazione without a Treasure Hunt! Join one of the two speggtacular treasure hunts on Easter Sunday – and keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny!

When Is It?

Friday, 30 March 2018 to Monday, 2 April 2018 from 10:00 – 20:00 daily.

Where Is It?

The Piazza, grassy area and the Bird Gardens at Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R50 per person for the entire day.

For More Information

For more information about this event, visit www.tsogosun.com.

Also, check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Easter Night Hunt

What Was It?

If you're looking to do something fun for the kids this Easter weekend, then head to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens for their fun and 'lit' Consol Solar Jar Easter Night Hunt! Take a picnic basket and blanket along. Enjoy an evening of family fun and chocolate. Kids will absolutely love the magical egg hunt, and there will be other activities including a jar-decorating competition and the opportunity to meet the Beacon Easter bunny in the fur. Besides chowing down on some delicious Beacon Easter eggs, there will be lots of cool prizes up for grabs on the evening.

When Was It?

Saturday, 15 April 2017 at 18:00.

Where Was It?

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Malcolm Road, Poortview, Roodepoort, Johannesburg.

How Much Was It?

R45 per adult, R15 per scholar, and R10  per person if you wished to join the Easter egg hunt.

For More Information

For more information about this event, call 086 100 1278 or [email protected].

Easter Fun For Everyone At Montecasino

 

What Was It?

With fun to-dos including treasure hunts, inflatable climbing towers, kiddies’ Clamber Clubs, mini trains and visits from the Easter Bunny, Montecasino is the place to be this Easter weekend for the whole family to have fun!

Kids will enjoy a full interactive fun day on the Piazza, which will be transformed into a playground just waiting to be explored. Over and above the inflatable climbing towers, take home-crafts, face painters and magicians, kids also have the option of joining the Clamber Club or Clamber Pamper.

When Was It?

From 25 March to 28 March 2016.

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Clamber Club’s obstacle courses will definitely be a favourite amongst the boys, while the Clamber Pamper that involves everything from nails to toes will be loved by the girls. Entry into the Piazza is free.

To add a traditional touch to their Easter entertainment, the Easter Bunny will be visiting Montecasino every day to hand out Easter eggs. Entries into the treasure hunts are limited so get there early to avoid disappointment.

The Easter Bunny will then be joined by the Bird Gardens Mascots, Lucky Liquorice, Jelly Tot man and the Oros man, each adding their own special touch of magic to the weekend. Flights of Fantasy bird shows take place at the Montecasino Bird Gardens daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

For more information...

For further details on Montecasino’s Easter weekend celebrations, visit their website. You can also ‘like’ Montecasino on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.